An explosive child's behavior -- severe noncompliance, temper outbursts, and verbal or physical aggression -- often leaves parents feeling frustrated. There is help in the pages of this best-selling book.
An explosive child's behavior -- severe noncompliance, temper outbursts, and verbal or physical aggression -- often leaves parents feeling frustrated, guilt-ridden, and overwhelmed. Dr. Ross Greene will help you gain the confidence and knowledge you need to handle these situations competently and lovingly. In The Explosive Child, now fully updated and revised, he provides a sensitive, practical approach to helping your child at home and at school, including:
Understanding the factors that contribute to your child's explosions
Reducing hostility and antagonism between the child and adults
Anticipating situations in which the child is most likely to explode
Focusing less on reward and punishment and more on communication and collaborative problem-solving
Helping your child develop the skills to be more flexible and handle frustration more adaptively
With Dr. Greene's practical, expert advice, you and your child will forge a new relationship based on communication and mutual respect.
Ross W. Greene, Ph.D. is Director of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychology at the Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He lives outside Boston with his wife and daughter.
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